New England Clam Chowder Recipe

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New England Clam Chowder
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  1. Bring bottled clam juice and potatoes to boil in heavy large saucepan over high heat.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Melt butter in heavy large pot over medium heat.
  5. Add bacon and cook until bacon begins to brown, about 8 minutes.
  6. Add onions, celery, garlic and bay leaf and sauté until vegetables soften, about 6 minutes.
  7. Stir in flour and cook 2 minutes (do not allow flour to brown).
  8. Gradually whisk in reserved juices from clams.
  9. Add potato mixture, clams, half and half and hot pepper sauce.
  10. Simmer chowder 5 minutes to blend flavors, stirring frequently.
  11. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  12. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Refrigerate uncovered until cold, then cover and keep refrigerated. Bring to simmer before serving).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 230.74 Kcal (966 kJ)
Calories from fat 106.86 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.87g 18%
Cholesterol 34.93mg 12%
Sodium 289.5mg 12%
Potassium 509.38mg 11%
Total Carbs 22.86g 8%
Sugars 2.81g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2.39g 10%
Protein 8.53g 17%
Vitamin C 9.4mg 16%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 78.1mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 114.53 Kcal (480 kJ)
Calories from fat 53.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.89g 18%
Cholesterol 17.34mg 12%
Sodium 143.69mg 12%
Potassium 252.83mg 11%
Total Carbs 11.34g 8%
Sugars 1.4g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1.18g 10%
Protein 4.23g 17%
Vitamin C 4.7mg 16%
Iron 0.5mg 6%
Calcium 38.8mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.1
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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